Literary Issue – Why does literature still matter

Volume 22 Issue 4

Because it opens your Heart

                    Literature has always been important, is still important and will continue to be important for as long as human […]

“Learning my ABCs”

  Often inflated and possibly misleading, the titles I chose for my college Lit essays were always picked last and […]

Proverbs writ large

The novel encourages – a form of storytelling that promotes our sense of being individual, but never forgetting the bond […]

Lipsynch

  Quebec’s Robert Lepage and his company, Ex Machina, collaborated with Theatre Sans Frontieres to bring  Lipsynch, to The Brooklyn […]

Defending Her Hotel

    WOMAN WILLING TO DEFEND HER HOTEL – MEXICO CITY [ZOCALO] HOTEL ISABEL 2003   I was invited to […]

The Honorable

   In the tradition of Sadat Hasan Manto:   A man by the name of X hopped from one shelter […]

Lash

   I met him in a dream.  It was a bar, and I sat staring into the long mirror as […]

1984 Widow Colony

          Hope- For them hope is a rubber tyre around their necks Someone will douse kerosene […]

Hero

      The woodcutter’s daughter was not the one saved when       he split open the wolf.

Shelf

    Given it starts me reading, Letters on a page open up with meaning, With someone else’s words who […]